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GraceLand

A Novel

GraceLand( )
Author: Abani, Chris
ISBN:978-0-374-16589-5
Publication Date:Feb 2004
Publisher:Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

In this dazzling debut by a singular new talent, the sprawling, swampy, cacophonous city of Lagos, Nigeria, provides the backdrop to the story of Elvis, a teenage Elvis impersonator hoping to make his way out of the ghetto. Broke, beset by floods, and beatings by his alcoholic father, and with no job opportunities in sight, Elvis is tempted by a life of crime. Thus begins his odyssey into the dangerous underworld of Lagos, guided by his friend Redemption and accompanied by a restless...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.84 Inches
Book Weight:1.245 Pounds



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